## Elements of Natural Philosophy, Volume 1 |

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A large part of Chapter VII is reprinted from a series of notes of a part of the

Glasgow

printed for the use of his students . We have had considerable difficulty in

compiling this ...

A large part of Chapter VII is reprinted from a series of notes of a part of the

Glasgow

**course**, drawn up for Sir W. Thomson by John Ferguson , Esq . , andprinted for the use of his students . We have had considerable difficulty in

compiling this ...

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The sole justification of the

present volume , the student may feel further information to be desirable , he will

have no difficulty in finding it in the corresponding pages of the larger work . A

great ...

The sole justification of the

**course**we have pursued is that wherever , in thepresent volume , the student may feel further information to be desirable , he will

have no difficulty in finding it in the corresponding pages of the larger work . A

great ...

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The

the measure of the corresponding property is conveniently called Tortuosity . 12.

The nature of this will be best understood by considering the curve as a ...

The

**course**of such a curve is , in common language , well called ' tortuous ; ' andthe measure of the corresponding property is conveniently called Tortuosity . 12.

The nature of this will be best understood by considering the curve as a ...

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Of

from it involves an equal motion of the other end from or to it . If the strings be not

parallel , the relations of a single pulley or of a system of pulleys are a little ...

Of

**course**, if a pulley be fixed , the motion of a point of one end of the cord to orfrom it involves an equal motion of the other end from or to it . If the strings be not

parallel , the relations of a single pulley or of a system of pulleys are a little ...

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Thus , a railway train , after starting , gradually increases its speed , and every

one understands what is meant by saying that at a particular instant it moves at

the rate of ten or of fifty miles an hour , -although , in the

not ...

Thus , a railway train , after starting , gradually increases its speed , and every

one understands what is meant by saying that at a particular instant it moves at

the rate of ten or of fifty miles an hour , -although , in the

**course**of an hour , it maynot ...

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